LSV By the Numbers

In 2021, Legal Services Vermont:

  • answered 7,444 requests for legal help
  • gave legal advice and information to 4,734 Vermonters over the phone
  • saw 619,963 page views on our legal help website, www.VTLawHelp.org
  • helped 466 victims of crime
  • represented 247 households facing eviction
  • advocated for 177 Vermonters who lost Social Security benefits
  • helped 107 Vermonters navigate bankruptcy and debt collection
  • fought for 88 Vermonters to get emergency housing
  • sent 1,500 cases to Vermont Legal Aid

On any given day, LSV’s lawyers and paralegals might help someone get heat back on in their apartment or find emergency housing, help a senior reclaim their lost Social Security benefits, help a battered woman get protective orders from the court, or help a family navigate the eviction or bankruptcy process.

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